The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 516 545 576
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +31
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 121 145 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 75
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £80,000 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35508 39229 43672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.66% 87.75% 87.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30774 32941 36259
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 30 £57,500 -17.85% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 107 (39.63%) Penetration Testing
2 102 (37.78%) Information Security
3 74 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (27.04%) OWASP
5 72 (26.67%) Java
6 69 (25.56%) CISSP
7 68 (25.19%) Finance
8 65 (24.07%) QA
8 65 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
9 56 (20.74%) Linux
10 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 52 (19.26%) SDLC
12 51 (18.89%) Windows
13 50 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 47 (17.41%) C#
15 44 (16.30%) Firewall
15 44 (16.30%) Management Information System
16 43 (15.93%) Burp Suite
16 43 (15.93%) Mobile App
17 42 (15.56%) .NET
17 42 (15.56%) CREST Certified
18 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
19 39 (14.44%) C
19 39 (14.44%) Ruby
19 39 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 39 (14.44%) CHECK Team Leader
20 37 (13.70%) CISM
21 36 (13.33%) SQL
22 35 (12.96%) Network Security
23 34 (12.59%) Security Cleared

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.96%) MS Office
3 6 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) SaaS
2 6 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.30%) Firewall
2 35 (12.96%) Network Security
3 31 (11.48%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.52%) HTTP
5 21 (7.78%) WAN
6 19 (7.04%) LAN
7 16 (5.93%) Wireless
8 15 (5.56%) Internet
9 7 (2.59%) DNS
9 7 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.48%) VoIP
11 3 (1.11%) SAN
12 2 (0.74%) BGP
12 2 (0.74%) Intranet
12 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.74%) MPLS
12 2 (0.74%) VPLS
12 2 (0.74%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.37%) IPsec
13 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) Big Data
5 4 (1.48%) MarkLogic
5 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (15.93%) Burp Suite
2 32 (11.85%) Metasploit
3 29 (10.74%) Selenium
4 25 (9.26%) JMeter
5 23 (8.52%) Cucumber
6 21 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 20 (7.41%) Appium
8 19 (7.04%) JIRA
9 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 18 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 15 (5.56%) Paros
11 14 (5.19%) sqlmap
12 13 (4.81%) AppScan
12 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
13 12 (4.44%) Gerrit
13 12 (4.44%) Mercurial
13 12 (4.44%) SoapUI
13 12 (4.44%) WATIR
14 8 (2.96%) Hudson
14 8 (2.96%) RubyMine
General
1 68 (25.19%) Finance
2 31 (11.48%) Banking
3 12 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.59%) Legal
5 6 (2.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.11%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Hebrew Language
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (28.15%) Tester
2 60 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
3 57 (21.11%) Analyst
4 34 (12.59%) Architect
5 30 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 29 (10.74%) Consultant
6 29 (10.74%) Security Analyst
7 24 (8.89%) Security Consultant
8 23 (8.52%) Information Analyst
8 23 (8.52%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (8.15%) Team Leader
10 21 (7.78%) Security Engineer
10 21 (7.78%) Security Specialist
11 19 (7.04%) CISSP Architect
12 17 (6.30%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 17 (6.30%) Senior Tester
12 17 (6.30%) Test Analyst
13 15 (5.56%) Information Architect
13 15 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
14 14 (5.19%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.56%) .NET
2 24 (8.89%) Web Services
3 15 (5.56%) XML
4 13 (4.81%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.81%) HTML
4 13 (4.81%) REST
5 12 (4.44%) SOAP
6 11 (4.07%) Ajax
7 8 (2.96%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.59%) HTML5
8 7 (2.59%) Spring
8 7 (2.59%) Struts
9 6 (2.22%) CSS
10 5 (1.85%) JSON
11 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (1.48%) Flash
11 4 (1.48%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.48%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.30%) Management Information System
2 43 (15.93%) Mobile App
3 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.44%) Blackberry
6 12 (4.44%) CESG
7 10 (3.70%) BYOD
8 9 (3.33%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.59%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (2.22%) Fintech
11 5 (1.85%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.48%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.48%) Tandem
13 3 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.11%) EPoS
13 3 (1.11%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.74%) Linux
2 51 (18.89%) Windows
3 28 (10.37%) Kali Linux
4 23 (8.52%) Unix
5 18 (6.67%) Android
5 18 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.33%) Solaris
7 6 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.48%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.48%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.11%) AIX
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.63%) Penetration Testing
2 102 (37.78%) Information Security
3 74 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (27.04%) OWASP
5 65 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 52 (19.26%) SDLC
8 50 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 31 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
10 29 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (10.37%) BDD
11 28 (10.37%) Open Source
11 28 (10.37%) Security Architecture
12 25 (9.26%) Automated Testing
12 25 (9.26%) Test Automation
13 24 (8.89%) Scrum
13 24 (8.89%) Time Management
14 22 (8.15%) E-Commerce
15 21 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (7.78%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.67%) Java
2 47 (17.41%) C#
3 39 (14.44%) C
3 39 (14.44%) Ruby
4 36 (13.33%) SQL
5 34 (12.59%) C++
6 27 (10.00%) Python
7 19 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 19 (7.04%) PHP
8 15 (5.56%) Perl
9 12 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.22%) VB
13 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.11%) Scala
16 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (25.56%) CISSP
2 42 (15.56%) CREST Certified
3 39 (14.44%) CHECK Team Leader
4 37 (13.70%) CISM
5 34 (12.59%) Degree
5 34 (12.59%) Security Cleared
6 30 (11.11%) ISEB
7 28 (10.37%) SC Cleared
8 27 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 24 (8.89%) CEH
10 23 (8.52%) OSCP
11 20 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (7.04%) DV Cleared
13 16 (5.93%) GIAC
14 15 (5.56%) CLAS
15 14 (5.19%) CHECK Team Member
16 12 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
17 11 (4.07%) GPEN
18 10 (3.70%) CISA
19 8 (2.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (24.07%) QA
2 39 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.74%) RMADS
5 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) Nessus
2 20 (7.41%) HP Fortify
3 9 (3.33%) WebInspect
4 5 (1.85%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.48%) Nmap
5 4 (1.48%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.74%) Nagios
6 2 (0.74%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) Ansible
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.67%) HP
3 9 (3.33%) IBM
4 8 (2.96%) Qualys
5 7 (2.59%) Oracle
5 7 (2.59%) VMware
6 6 (2.22%) SAP
7 4 (1.48%) Apple
7 4 (1.48%) ATG
7 4 (1.48%) Google
7 4 (1.48%) LexisNexis
7 4 (1.48%) Veracode
8 3 (1.11%) Cisco
8 3 (1.11%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.11%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.74%) NetApp
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) Remedy
9 2 (0.74%) Sophos
10 1 (0.37%) Endeca
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